GOT A HARP – 2015

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This one is for my Momma, and my Auntie M. The auto harp belonged to my Uncle David This is a video document of the first time that i EVER played an autoharp. The image was a fun experimental composition merging the idea of a projector man with some recent…

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Album – NEWS – Rook – 2013

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This should be a bouncier than Ruckus More relevant than Relents and still more human then Relic. These songs were all created on my iPad I really wanted to test the latitude of the songwriting value of the tool specifically. I was very pleased – The iPad successfully reinvented the…

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Album – LACE – Boy Deb – 2010

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Collaborations between me and Deb Vogt are called Boy Deb. Boy Deb came from our very first collaboration using an old 4 track recorder. I uploaded the cassette recordings to my computer one track at a time. I found a section of Deb’s voice and put a gender bender filter…

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5 musical acts with video art accompaniment mad up the original TIME & PLACE with ROOK RICHARDSON SHOW.HERE are a few numbers from that evening and a few other preliminary experiments with shooting bands performing live   3fives @ Time & PLACE Dominic Johnson and Max Glascot – AKA DOJO…

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Album – RUCKUS – Rook – 2008

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So these songs were created in the upstairs studio at the Chicago Art Department Gallery. This should be a little louder than Relents and more human then Relic. These are all solo tracks – I wrote the song, played the guitar sang the lyrics, chose the drum and uploaded it…

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We took the best of my two creative worlds, Chicago Art Department and Saint Xavier University Department of Art & Design, and smashed them together. The topic was Chicago Streets – Every Artist chose a different street. Documentary made by a student in the class. Classroom Footage Concert Footage WESTERN…

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Album – RELIC – Rook Brut – 1999

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This album was created while I was with the Plato Township We got together once a week to share tracks, pilot projects and workshop our music. This is far more digital than Ruckus and Relents Thumpier than News and Almost as cool as In the Sky – On The Ground

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